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WOMAD Festival

Around 35,000 people are expected to attend the WOMAD festival at Charlton Park in Malmesbury this weekend.

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WOMAD Festival is underway

People are arriving for the 30th Womad festival in Malmesbury in Wiltshire.

Around 35000 people are expected over the 3 day event at Charlton Park.

It's the 30th anniversary of WOMAD in the UK. Credit: ITV West

WOMAD - World of Music, Arts and Dance - brings together artists from all over the globe.

The central aim of the WOMAD festival is to celebrate the world's many forms of music, arts and dance.

The sun is shining and there's not a pair of Wellies in sight! Credit: ITV West

Since the first festival in the UK in 1982, WOMAD has held more than 160 festivals, creating events in 27 countries and islands all over the world.

The festival at Charlton Park is a 3 day event from Friday to Monday. Credit: ITV West
There's even a spa! Offering all sorts of treatments. Swimming costumes are essential this year after some took relaxing too far in 2011. Credit: ITV West
Still room for a few more tents! Credit: ITV West

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